Thomas Barrack, who served as chairman of the 2017 inaugural fund for then-President Donald Trump, has been arrested on federal charges, several law enforcement officials told NBC News on Tuesday.
The charges against Barrack, which apparently are not connected to the inauguration-related fund, are expected to be unsealed soon.
Barrack is a longtime friend of Trump’s.
A spokeswoman for Trump did not immediately respond to CNBC’s request for comment on the arrest.
A spokesman for Barrack could not immediately be reached for comment.
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